Caelica

Caelica This historic book may have numerous typos missing text or index Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not illustrated Excerpt XCI The

  • Title: Caelica
  • Author: Fulke Greville
  • ISBN: 9781151713506
  • Page: 226
  • Format: Paperback
  • This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher 1898 Not illustrated Excerpt XCI The Turkish government allows no law, Men s lives and states depend on his behest We think subjection there a servile awe, Where nature finds both honour, wealth andThis historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher 1898 Not illustrated Excerpt XCI The Turkish government allows no law, Men s lives and states depend on his behest We think subjection there a servile awe, Where nature finds both honour, wealth and rest Our Christian freedom is, we have a law, Which even the heathen think no power should wrest, Yet proves it crooked as power lists to draw The rage or grace that lurks in princes breasts Opinion bodies may to shadows give, But no burnt zone it is, where people live XCII Rewards of earth, nobility and fame, To senses glory and to conscience woe, How little be you for so great a name Yet less is he with men that thinks you so For earthly power that stands by fleshly wit, Hath banished that truth which should govern it Nobility power s golden fetter is, Wherewith wise kings subjection do adorn, To make man think her heavy yoke a bliss, Because it makes him than he was born Yet still a slave, dimmed by mists of a crown, Lest he should see what riseth, what pulls down Fame, that is but good words of evil deeds, Begotten by the harm we have or do, Greatest far off, least ever where it breeds, We both with dangers and disquiet woo And in our flesh, the vanity s false glass, We thus deceived adore these calves of brass Xciii Virgula divina sorcerers call a rod, Gathered with vows and magic sacrifice, Which borne about, by influence doth nod Unto the silver where it hidden lies Which makes poor men to these black arts devout, Rich only in the wealth which hope finds out Nobility this precious treasure is, Laid up in secret mysteries of state, Kings creature, subjection s gilded bliss, Where grace, not merit, seems to govern fate Mankind I think to be this rod divine, For to the greatest ever they incline Eloquence that is but wisdom speaking well, The poets feign did make the sa

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